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Network Systems Technology, AS

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The Associate in Science (AS) in Network Systems Technology program prepares students for further education and careers such as network control operators, computer security operators, technicians, cabling specialists, systems or data communications analysts, or systems administrators. The content includes planning, installing, configuring, monitoring, troubleshooting, and managing computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. The AS equips students with necessary skills to earn various industry-recognized certifications.

One or more College Credit Certificates are associated with this AS degree.

Course Prerequisites

Many courses require prerequisites. Check the description of each course in the list below for prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions.  Students must complete all prerequisites prior to registering for a course.

Graduation Requirements

Students must fulfill all requirements of their program major in order to be eligible for graduation. 

General Education Requirements: 18 Credit Hours

  • 3 credits
  • 3 credits
  • General Education Core Natural Sciences 3 credits
  • General Education Core Humanities 3 credits
  • General Education Core Mathematics (Recommended: MAC 1105  or STA 2023 3 credits
  • General Education Core Social Sciences (Students required by F.A.C. 6A-10.02413 to demonstrate Civic Literacy should take AMH 2020  or POS 2041 ) 3 credits

Electives: 6 Credit Hours

  • Any 1000 or 2000 level course 3 credits
  • Any 1000 or 2000 level computer course with a CGS, CTS, CNT, CIS, CAP, COP, CET or EET prefix 3 credits

Total Degree Requirements: 60 Credit Hours

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